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Accident leaves vehicle on its side on Weatherford Highway

At least two vehicles were involved in an accident in the 5700 block of Weatherford Highway Tuesday afternoon. One vehicle landed on its side in the middle of the road. A second vehicle struck a tree head-on. Traffic was narrowed to one lane. Emergency personnel are on the scene. This story is devel

HOOD COUNTY NEWS - 2017-09-19 21:28:25

HST program opens door for Weatherford student to medical field

Kylei Hopkins doesn't shy away from the sight of blood. The Weatherford High School - (WHS) senior doesn't flinch at things most ordinary people would cringe over. It's largely in part from the knowledge and training she's gotten from the courses she's taken in her Health, Science and Technology cl

FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM - 2017-09-19 14:18:00

Weatherford College passes 6,000 student mark for first time

As of the fall semester count day, Weatherford College reached a record enrollment of 6,357 students. Not only is this a 12.9 percent increase over the fall of 2016, it is the first time in WC's history to boast more than 6,000 students. This is the largest year-to-year enrollment increase for the c

FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM - 2017-09-19 14:12:00

National Guard's top officer views recent string of hurricanes as climate change

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WEATHERFORD DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-20 11:56:00

WISD approves new CTE, activity center

Weatherford Independent School District approved funding for a Weatherford High School Career Tech Center and Multipurpose Activity Center at a special meeting Monday as part of an effort to prepare the high school for projected growth. The tech center will be funded by remaining 2015 bond funds, an

MINERAL WELLS INDEX - 2017-09-19 23:03:00

WPL changes tactics for school year

Weatherford Public Library changes its customer approach during the school year to better accommodate youth and adult learners alike, said Gwendolyn Dowds-Nash, youth services manager. "Our objectives haven't changed," she said. "What we want to do is create life-long learning." "The tactics that we

WEATHERFORD DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-19 19:50:31

Drop off and pick up times cut at Coder

Drop off and pick up times at Coder Elementary are down by 50 percent since road work near the Aledo school was completed in late August, according to a news release sent by County Public Information Officer Joel Kertok. Aledo ISD Superintendent Derek Citty said the drop off and pick up times had be

MINERAL WELLS INDEX - 2017-09-20 00:00:00

Nothing funky about new WHS principal

A conversation with Dr. Doug Funk can whet one's appetite - for both the nearest deli and dealing with the challenges that face students and educators today. "In public education you just get pecans, cream, eggs, sugar, butter, all the ingredients. They may not be the best ingredients, but you don't

FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM - 2017-09-19 14:16:00

Top-ranked Bearcats down No. 10 Legacy

The top-ranked (AP) Aledo Bearcats (3-0) took care of the No. 10 Mansfield Legacy Broncos (2-1) Friday night 24-3 in an unusually low-scoring game at home. Friday's game was a battle of strong defenses and Aledo depth on offense eventually out-gained the Broncos for the win. Aledo sophomore quarterb

WEATHERFORD DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-19 11:00:00

Springtown Family Home Up For 'Rent' Without Their Knowledge

A growing scam online shows houses up for rent, without the knowledge of the owner or realtor. One family in White Settlement said pictures of their home were posted on Craigslist, and the poster was looking for more than money. Tiffany Schmalken and her family just moved into their dream home in S

NBC DALLAS-FORT WORTH - 2017-09-19 04:22:18

Aledo football still No. 1 in Associated Press 5A state poll

The Aledo Bearcats kept their No. 1 position in The Associated Press Class 5A state poll, knocking off last week's No. 10 team Mansfield Legacy in the process. Aledo (3-0), which has won 22 consecutive regular season games, beat Legacy 24-3 in a final non-district contest for both teams. However, Le

FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM - 2017-09-18 21:56:00

Fort Worth teen fatally shot in driveway of White Settlement home

A Fort Worth teenager was fatally shot in the driveway of a White Settlement home Monday night, according to the Tarrant County medical examiner's office. Xavier Olesko, 18, died of a gunshot wound to his chest about 8:40 p.m. outside of a home in the 8100 block of Tumbleweed Trail, the medical exa

FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM - 2017-09-19 17:37:00

Fort Worth Police Searching for Naked Bicyclist Who Attacked Female Jogger

NBC 5 News Police are searching for a naked bicyclist they say attacked a jogger in Fort Worth. A man was sitting on bench on the Trinity Trails near the 1800 block of Rogers Road at about 5:45 p.m. Saturday when he decided to remove his shorts and get on a bicycle. Approximately 30 minutes later,

NBC DALLAS-FORT WORTH - 2017-09-18 21:19:17

Teen shows up at Fort Worth hospital with gunshot wound to wrist

FORT WORTH A 19-year-old man arrived at a local hospital with a gunshot wound early Monday, but he did not provide authorities with information about the shooter, police said. The man was shot in the wrist, police said. Police were summoned to Medical City Fort Worth at 900 8th Ave. shortly before

FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM - 2017-09-18 15:47:00

Don Henley, Lyle Lovett, Clint Black plan Harvey benefit

FILE - In this Friday, Feb. 10, 2017, file photo, Don Henley performs "Free Fallin" at the MusiCares Person of the Year tribute at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Henley, Lyle Lovett and Clint Black are the latest musicians planning a concert to raise money for victims of Harvey. The trio on Wedn

FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM - 2017-09-20 15:47:00

Cowboys looking for help, work out 10 players

The Dallas Cowboys worked out 10 players on Tuesday, including four cornerbacks, led by former Indianapolis Colts 2015 third-round round pick D'Joun Smith. The other cornerbacks were Mesquite native and former Kansas product JaCorey Shepherd, Chris Lewis-Harris and Ian Wells. The Cowboys also broug

FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM - 2017-09-20 15:46:00

Judge: Inmate drug reaction wasn't enough to stop execution

FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction shows death row inmate Gary Otte, convicted of shooting two people to death in back-to-back robberies in February 1992. Ohio could be on track to resume executions at a regular pace after putting two cond

FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM - 2017-09-20 15:37:00

Why fans should be nervous about this 'Game of Thrones' star's new haircut

After seven harrowing seasons under a heavy blonde wig, "Game of Thrones" actress Emilia Clarke, who plays Daenerys Targaryen, is unleashing her inner Mother of Dragons. The Khaleesi, whose string of royal monikers is even longer than the bleach blonde locks fans have come to know her for, announced

FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM - 2017-09-20 15:34:00

When's the last time DFW went without rain in September?

Rain is as regular in September as Labor Day. But so far this month there has been no measurable rainfall at Dallas-Fort Worth Airport. There was a trace of rain Tuesday night when a fast-moving front blew across the area, but unless another stray shower drifts in, there's a chance North Texas could

FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM - 2017-09-20 14:40:00

Hurricane Maria aims at Puerto Rico after slamming Dominica

Hurricane Maria barreled toward Puerto Rico on Tuesday night after wreaking widespread devastation on Dominica and leaving the small Caribbean island virtually incommunicado. As rains began to lash Puerto Rico, Gov. Ricardo Rossello warned that Maria could hit "with a force and violence that we have

FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM - 2017-09-20 02:30:00